Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Our Favorite Family "Made for TV" Movies

Thought I would share the Trailers from our Favorite Family "Made for TV" Movies in 2011. Most are only 30 seconds. I thought this would help us remember what we liked best about each film. Be sure to vote in the poll (listed in the right column) for your favorite!Movie Trailers listed alphabetically:1. Beyond the Blackboard2. Change of Plans3. Field of Vision4. Finding a Family5. The Lost

Monday, February 27, 2012

Monday Musings...

Rain, Rain, go away... don't you see it's picnic day - or rather... race day! Well, yesterday it didn't happen and the Daytona 500 was moved to today, Monday - February 27, 2012. The biggest race in the world (next to the Indy 500, of course) can't even out-run the weather. For all of you race fans, out there - hope your driver wins. (My picks are Tony Stewart or Trevor Bayne)--------------------

Saturday, February 25, 2012

The Oscars, Nascar, & Lucy... oh my!

It's an interesting day for TV, Sunday ~ February 26, 2012. First, FOX has the Daytona Nascar Race taking place in the afternoon, in Florida. The Hallmark Channel has the All-Day Marathon of We Love Lucy Episodes, and then for the evening, on ABC... there's the Oscars.I must admit I have not seen any of the Best Picture Nominees for the Academy Awards this time around. I typically am most

Beyond the Blackboard on the Hallmark Channel

The Hallmark Hall of Fame Movie - Beyond the Blackboard, will re-air on the Hallmark Channel on Saturday, February 25th, 2012.This is a touching and inspiring movie starring actress Emily VanCamp as she potrays the life of teacher, Stacey Bess, who reached out to teach homeless children.*Visit the Beyond the Blackboard page for more Movie details.*Visit the Family TV Schedule for airing time and

Friday, February 24, 2012

See the MovieGuide Awards on the Hallmark Movie Channel

On Friday, February 24th, 2012 the Hallmark Movie Channel will air the 20th Annual Faith & Values Awards. This sounds like it will be a wonderful program honoring films that display family values and of course, our faith.Hosting the event this year, is one of my favorite actors of today, Dean Cain.According to the MovieGuide Blog, there will be celebrity appearances by: Robert Duvall, Kevin Sorbo

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

And the Nominees are...

We are honoring the Family Movies that aired on TV last year - 2011, by Nominating various Movies, Actors, and Actresses. Please see the complete list of Nominees below, with their pictures, to choose which ones were your favorites. Then, be sure to Vote for your favorites by taking the 6 Polls listed in the right column of this blog.Nominees for the It's a Wonderful Movie Awards 2011 -POLL #1:

Monday, February 20, 2012

Coming in Two Days ~ to be Continued...

The "It's a Wonderful Movie" Awards!

You'll have an opportunity to vote in 6 Polls for your favorite Family Made-for-TV Movies, Actors, Actresses, Young Actors, Young Actresses, and a whole New Category will be revealed this year, too!

You already voted in a Poll for the Favorite New Christmas Movie on TV, for 2011. Those results have been recorded and will be revealed at the end of this

Thursday, February 16, 2012

Two New Movies Premiere this Weekend - on Disney Channel & GMC


First up, is Disney Channel's premiere of Radio Rebel on Friday Night, February 17, 2012. This one should be suitable for family viewing, since it was created for young kids and tweens.

See video clip:

Visit the Radio Rebel page for more details.


The Second film, A Cross to Bear, may be suitable for a more maturer audience, premiering Saturday night, February 18,

Let It Shine - Disney Channel Original Movie


Let It Shine

Network: Disney Channel

Original Air Date: June 15, 2012

All images courtesy of  © Disney Channel 

All images courtesy of  © Disney Channel 

All images courtesy of  © Disney Channel


Tyler James Williams ... Cyrus
Coco Jones ... Roxxie
Trevor Jackson
Brandon Mychal Smith
Nicole Sullivan
Courtney B. Vance
Dawnn Lewis
Alex Désert ...

"We Love Lucy" Marathon on Hallmark Channel

On February 26th, 2012 - the Hallmark Channel will have a 24 hour running marathon of the We Love Lucy Episodes - from 6 AM - 6 AM!

These episodes titled "We Love Lucy", are also better known as the Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour. These are the 13 one-hour shows that made up seasons 7, 8, and 9 of the I Love Lucy comedy series from 1957 - 1960 and have been edited into thirty-minute installments.


Meddling Mom - A Hallmark Channel Original Movie for Mother's Day


Meddling Mom

Network: Hallmark Channel

Original Air Date: Mothers Day ~ 2013


Sonia Braga
Tony Plana
Mercedes Renard
Ana Ayora
Saundra Santiago
Rose Abdoo
George Contreras
Rafael Amaya
Rob Mayes
John Nielsen


Take Carmen Vega downtown and book her! Carmen is guilty as charged of slipping into daughter Yolanda's and son-in-law Rico's home to leave behind "How to

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

DISH Network's New "Heartland Package"

For all of you who have the DISH Network, I thought you might be interested to hear this exciting Family TV News.... According to the DISH Network's TV Blog, they are now offering, for an extra $5 a month, an extra package of TV Channels that includes Hallmark Channel, Hallmark Movie Channel, GMC TV, PixL, RFD-TV and, starting later this week, Rural TV.
Wow! Sounds good to me! Come On...

Monday, February 13, 2012

February 14th Valentines Day TV Specials

Even though there were Valentines Day themed Specials over the weekend, there are still more to come - that will actually air on Valentine's Day!

 for Couples, with Style...
If you love a good Classic Romantic Movie, then you'll want to catch Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers in Top Hat on TCM at 8 PM. I especially love in this film, the famous Iverling Berlin song, "Cheek to Cheek".

"Heaven, I'm

Friday, February 10, 2012

Valentine's Day TV Specials & Movies!

Since Valentine's Day officially lands this year on a ... Tuesday, TV Networks have decided to start airing their Valentine Specials early for your weekend viewing pleasure!

Premiering on Saturday night, February 11th, 2012 - is the Premiere of the Hallmark Channels new Original Movie, Cupid , starring Joely Fisher. Cupid airs first at 8 PM and will repeat at 10 PM est.

Watch the Video

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Two Classic Movie Love Stories on TV - Feb 8th & 9th

The first great Love Story is - The Music Man starring one of my favorite actresses, Shirley Jones, with Robert Preston. It's a wonderful musical... seeing Marion realize that love was all around her, but she never saw it... until there was him!

February 8, 2012 Wednesday

The Music Man ... TCM ... 11:45 PM

The second Love Story... is another Movie Musical - Meet Me in St. Louis. The movie 

Monday, February 6, 2012

The Mistle-Tones - ABC Family 25 Days of Christmas Movie

MOVIE REVIEWThe Mistle-TonesNetwork: ABC FamilyOriginal Air Date: Christmas 2012CAST:Tori Spelling ... MarciTia Mowry ... HollyJonathan Patrick MooreReginald VelJohnsonTammy TownsendPLOT:from ABC Family press release:In "The Mistle-Tones," Holly (Tia Mowry), blessed with an amazing singing voice, is all set to audition for the newly vacated spot in a legendary local Christmas group which was

Hallmark Hall of Fame Movie - Firelight



Hallmark Hall of Fame

Previously Titled: Crew Six

Network: ABC

Original Air Date: April 22, 2012


Cuba Gooding Jr. ... "DJ" Dwayne Johnson
Q'orianka Kilcher ... Caroline
DeWanda Wise ... Terry Easle
Sharon Morris ... Mrs. Hudlin
Maria Howell ... Mrs. Easle
Vickie Eng ... Mrs. Wang
Nicky Buggs ... Melanie Johnson
Bruce McKinnon ... Captain Kelly

Saturday, February 4, 2012

A Smile as Big as the Moon.... Catch Encore Airings this Weekend !

I was blown away at how beautiful this Hallmark Hall of Fame story was and how captivated I became into each character! John Corbett is wonderful as a devoted Special Ed teacher and football coach. Don't miss this heartwarming story! It first aired last week on ABC and will repeat this weekend on the Hallmark Channel.

See the "A Smile as Big as the Moon" page for more details
See the Family TV

Friday, February 3, 2012

Have a "Super Weekend"...

It's the weekend... time to kick back for a while and relax with family and friends. I know many will be attending church services, enjoying time outdoors, and many will be having Super Bowl parties.

Whatever you do - I hope you have a Super Weekend!

If you plan to watch the game - I hope you enjoy it. Let me know who your favorite team is or pick in the comments below. I don't have a fave

Thursday, February 2, 2012

Hallmark Movies Pictured in New Banner

I recently changed the Banner on the site and Many followers and visitors have been asking and wondering "Who are those people in the movie film strips and what movie are they in"?

So, I thought I would answer the question and list them here.

First of all, here's a small image of the Banner. (for future reference)

Click to Enlarge

Let's start from Left to Right...

On the Left, is pictured

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Archive - January 2012 Family TV Schedule

This is an archive of the January 2012 New "Made for TV" Movies - for your reference.


January 7, 2012 Saturday

Fixing Pete ... Hallmark Channel ... 8 PM *NEW
Fixing Pete ... Hallmark Channel ... 10 PM *NEW

January 8, 2012 Sunday

Fixing Pete ... Hallmark Channel ... 12 PM *NEW
Fixing Pete ... Hallmark Channel ... 8 PM *NEW

January 13, 2012 Friday

Frenemies ... Disney Channel (

GMC Movie - A Cross to Bear


A Cross to Bear

Network: GMC

Original Air Date: February 18, 2012


Kim Fields … Joan
Danielle Deadwyler … Erica Moses
Malinda Williams … Fae
Jackie Long … Charles
Viviana Chavez … Cookie
Angie Stone … Sunshine
John Ridings … Homeless Veteran
Tequilla Whitfield … Morgan
Deetta West … Carrie
Kenny Lattimore … Ash the Producer
Ira Carmichael … Homeless man

GMC Movie - Brother White


Brother White

Also Known As: Brotha White

Network: GMC

Original TV Air Date: March 11, 2012

Released on DVD: May 29, 2012


David A.R. White ... James White
Andrea Logan White ... Lily White
Jackée ... Veena
Victoria Jackson ...
Bruce Davison ... Howard
Reginald VelJohnson ... Deacon Hill
Ray Wise ... Johnny Kingman
Anna Margaret Collins ... Emma
Gibson Sjobeck